Reo Name Meaning

Italian: apparently a nickname from reo ‘culprit’, ‘offender’ but, more probably, from a short form of a personal name ending in -reo.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Leo, Deo, Feo, Rey, Meo, Rao, Len, Wren, Lio, Rego

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Reo Family Origin

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Reo Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reo. 14% of Reo men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Reo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reo were Clerk and Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Waitress
  • Assembler

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Reo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Reo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 592 immigration records available for the last name Reo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Reo. For the veterans among your Reo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reo Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Reo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reo in 1962 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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